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  •      Crane Supervisor Course

    "The reception staff and course tutor made me feel Welcome, making it a comfortable environment to study and learn in. I left the course feeling I had gained more knowledge and picked up useful tips which I could use within my current employment and new found position as passing as an Appointed Person.

    I would greatly recommend Emerson as a place to learn. " More..

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "You made the course come alive with both your theoretical and practical knowledge. You were very patient and a very good instructor who made it fun as well as interesting.

    I will be recommending you to my company and those in the Gas and Petrochemical Industries. Many thanks again." More..

  •      Crane Supervisor Course

    "I would like to take this opportunity to thank those at Emerson Crane Hire for providing a highly intuitive and practical Crane Supervisors Course. It was clear from the first day our instructors were vastly experienced and answered our questions with confidence, in detail and to real life scenarios.

    Following this course, I have become more critically aware of each aspect of a lifting.. " More..

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "An enjoyable course, which covers the fundamental principles of cranes, the calculations and drawings required in order to use them effectively.

    The additional day is very beneficial as it allows for the course content to be at a pace that allows for any problems in understanding to be clarified by the instructor without it effecting the remaining course content." More..

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "Just wanted to say that I enjoyed completing the course. For a manager working in construction, I found the course very informative and well presented.. The facilities were very good and the lunch was always very nice.

    You always found time to ensure that the attendees questions were answered in a way that they understood. Thanks again with your help in getting me through it all. "

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "I attended an Appointed Person training course at Emerson Crane Hire under the tutorage of Kevin Bennison who brought a practical approach to the teaching of the theory which kept the course interesting and helped everyone to understand the concepts.

    I thoroughly enjoyed the course and am now actively using the skills which I learnt in my work." More..

  •      Crane Supervisor Course

    "Once again thanks a million for the superb course.

    I didn’t realise how much I didn’t know until Monday. A great course one that I shall be thoroughly recommending to every one at Higgins " More..

  •      Crane Supervisor Course

    "Just a quick thank you for training the three lads last week they all say how good the course was and how well it was presented by your good self.

    As health & safety manager for Becro Engineering I would not hesitate in recommending you and Emerson’s for any future training " More..

  •      Crane Supervisor Course

    "Just a quick note to thank you for the excellent training sessions you provided last week, I found it really informative and educational. From now on we will be more aware of what we are doing on site and more importantly what other people around us are doing "

  •      Crane Supervisor Course

    "The knowledge and experience of Kevin Bennison and Emerson cranes is very much a fundamental reason why I chose to do my ‘Appointed Person’ course with Emerson’s. It came as no surprise that Kevin won the operator of the year award 2012. If you wish to choose a reputable, experienced and professional AP provider, I would highly recommend Emerson’s. "

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "The course that you and Emerson provided was one of the best courses I have attended in my 34 years in the construction industry, it was very informative and kept everyone's attention, the information provided was at the correct pace to enable us to take it in, the training facilities are of a very high standard’s. "
    Dave Gregory MIOR | Manager | Briggs Amasco Ltd

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "I had learnt a great deal over the very intense five days and will be putting a lot of my new found knowledge to good use on site. If it was not for his training and guidance during the course I felt that I would not have passed the examination. I would recommend Emerson Training to anyone. "
    Kevin Towler | Darby Groundworks Limited

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "The course was timetabled well and was backed up by excellent notes enabling me to firmly grasp the planning required for the safe use of cranes on site. All in all the course was excellent and I would be confident in any appointed person trained in their facility.’s. "
    Peter Atkinson MEng (Hons) | BAM Ferrovial Kier

  •      Appointed Person Course

    "I really enjoyed my training course at Emerson and would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to attend an AP course or any other courses that you provide, if you want to learn the right way and leave knowing the subject, then this is the place.’s. "
    Paul Price | Taylor’s Hoists

Providing You with the Knowledge to Improve Safety Standards



Emerson Training Services is an independent training provider based in East London. We specialise in providing training for safer lifting operations and associated work.

Our aim is to provide a first class training service that meets the needs of all of our clients; from individuals to principal contractors.


Why Choose Emerson to be your Training Service Provider?

Emerson Crane Hire has been providing specialist lifting operations services to the construction industry and other sectors for over 20 years. Our trainers draw from the knowledge and experience they have built-up over many years of working with Emerson and within the industry to help you gain the qualifications you require.

We have all the necessary facilities and equipment for our on-centre courses, and some courses may be carried out at your premises for your convenience.

Get in touch to find out how we can help enhance the skills of you & your workforce.


CITB Cskills NVQ Assessment Centre

 In early 2015 Emerson Training Services became an approved Cskills Awards Centre meaning we can now offer Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger/Signaller, Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Lifts and Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Planning Lifts.

In addition, Emerson Training Services have also launched launched a 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work Training and 1 day Health & Safety Awareness course which has been designed to highlight potential hazards when working on site and provide practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe.



As of January 2015 the A40 Slinger/Signaller category was amended to add endorsements against a range of lifting equipment types to cover the increased use of slingers for a wider variety of lifting operations.

The endorsements are:

A – All Types – all duties

B – All Types – static duties

C – Knuckle boom static only

D – Excavator only

E – Lift truck only

The number of learning outcomes have increased and these include key requirements for marshalling of plant, controlling loads during pick-and-carry duties and knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.

Emerson Training Services can offer training and testing on endorsements A and B with 3, 4 and 5 days courses dependant on candidates previous experience.

Existing Card Holders

Those holding the non-endorsed category of A40 will automatically be awarded A40B – All types – Static Duties.

Cardholders seeking A40A – All types – All duties will need to undertake pick-and carry-specific theory questions (A95). The test consists of 25 questions with a test duration allowed of 20 minutes.

For a fully inclusive fee of £150 + VAT per person, Emerson Training Services are providing training and testing to existing A40 cardholders wishing to upgrade to endorsement A40A.

For further information or to book your place on training, please call 020 8548 3900 or emailinfo@emersontrainingservices.co.uk.

 For crane hire enquiries visit www.emersoncranes.co.uk    



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